Welcome to the new seminar page!
Welcome to the new seminar page!
Meeting-ID: 967 8620 5841
Meeting-ID: 990 2598 9421
Abstract: Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) allow to quickly and precisely navigate today's web. Similar to the specifications of other web standards, such as HTML, the WHATWG maintains the URL specification as a living standard. However, because different applications use URLs for a multitude of purposes, there exists a variety of implementations of URL parsers, most of which claim to follow the URL standard.
Speaker: Jonas Cirotzki
Speaker: John Schmitt
Abstract: Today the internet usage is as high as ever and gets more diverse every day. Therefore the security of the web is very important. One major point in security is the identity verification of web servers. To verify the identity of a web server, a web client has to rely on the validity of the provided certificate. As a result, web clients blindly trust in the integrity of the certificate authority to properly issue certificates. But what happens if a certificate authority is compromised, goes rogue, or issues flawed certificates?
Speaker: Markus Bever
Speaker: Anirudh Upadhya
Abstract: Eletric scooters are becoming very popular recently and have been widely used. Most of these e-scooters and hoverboards are of cheap quality and buggy software without standardization. The firmwares of these scooters can be hacked to tweak scooter paramters. If the attacker has near access to the device he can maliciously tamper the sensor reading which can lead to wrong calculation torque vectors and then leading to a unintended acceleration or deceleration. The attacker can also increase the performance of the hoverboard with respect to its maximum speed etc or add additional functionalities to it.
Type of talk:
Bachelor- and Master-Seminar
The bachelor/master seminar is a stage for all talks related to bachelor or master theses at CISPA.
The seminar is currently held bi-weekly on Wednesdays in odd-numbered calendar weeks. It takes place throughout the year, regardless of the lecture periods. You can join at any time. There are two parallel Zoom sessions from 14:00 to 15:30 with up to three talks each. The upcoming talks will be announced in the News section above.
Requirements for the course certificate
To pass the seminar, you have to
- give an introductory talk where you present your thesis proposal
Furthermore, it is expected that you attend all talks of your own research area and participate in discussion during the time of your thesis work. You get a certificate and a grade for this course from your advisor. The advisor can contact us (email@example.com) to check whether you meet all the passing conditions and to get a template for the certificate.
Further, you are required to hold a final talk about the results as a part of your thesis. While this talk is technically not part of the seminar but of the thesis work, you can still present it in the context of the seminar.
Attending a seminar session
Simply join one of the two parallel Zoom sessions. Choose the session with the talks you are most interested in. We welcome active participation and encourage you to ask questions and give helpful comments in the discussion after each talk.
During the seminar, we will share a link to an attendance sheet. Make sure to add your name to this document. We use these documents to track who attended which sessions.
Giving a talk in the seminar
Each talking slot is 30 minutes long. Your presentation should last about 20 minutes, so we have about 10 minutes left for discussion.
If you want to give a talk, you can book a time slot in one of the sessions. Use one of the following links for booking:
Please coordinate time and date with your advisor so that no two students of the same advisor present at the same time.
If you don't need a specific time slot, you can try to book 14:30, as some students either need the 14:00 or 15:00 slot. In rare cases, we will have to move the talks in a day, so please indicate which times you would be available. The final schedule will be announced in the News section a few days before the sessions take place.
To list your talk in the announcement, you will have to hand in some information about it, namely:
- Speaker: Your name.
- Type of talk: Bachelor Intro, Bachelor Final, Master Intro, or Master Final.
- Advisor: The name of your advisor. If multiple advisors wish to attend the session, please list all of them so we can make sure that there are no collisions.
- Title: Title of your talk.
- Research Area: the number of your area. (In doubt check https://cispa.de/de/research or ask your advisor) The areas are the following:
- RA1: Trustworthy Information Processing
- RA2: Reliable Security Guarantees
- RA3: Threat Detection and Defenses
- RA4: Secure Mobile and Autonomous Systems
- RA5: Empirical and Behavioural Security
- Abstract: Abstract of your talk.
Refer to previous announcements for examples.
Please submit this information at least one week in advance (until 23:59 on the Wednesday before your talk). Upload your information as a submission to CMS (see Personal Status), preferably as a plain text file (.txt). You can find a template in the materials section.
Contact the organizers
If there are any questions left, please use the mail address firstname.lastname@example.org to contact the organizers.